Realme will announce a new smartphone at MWC 2020

Realme camera phone
Realme camera phone (Image credit: Realme)

Our invite’s in for Realme’s Mobile World Congress 2020 launch event. The Chinese manufacturer made waves in 2019 with its 64MP Realme X2 Pro, which is one of the best budget camera phones around, but the brand’s been a bit quiet on the western front since the affordable flagship launched last year. If there were any doubts that MWC would see a follow-up, however, they can be put to bed. 

In a tweet posted on 5 February, Realme Europe stated “If there were a Realme global launch event, where would it be?”. On an image accompanying the tweet were a set of coordinates, and, you guessed it - punch them into Google Maps and you get Barcelona.

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Basil Kronfli

Basil Kronfli is a freelance technology journalist and content creator with a number of specialisms. He started his career at Canon Europe, before joining Phone Arena and Recombu as a tech writer and editor. From there, he headed up and runs Tech[edit], a technology YouTube channel, and has worked alongside this role at Future as a Senior Producer, sharpening his considerable video production skills. 


His technical expertise has been called on numerous times by mainstream media, with appearances and interviews on outlets like Sky News, and he provides Digital Camera World with insight and reviews on camera phones, video editing software and laptops, on-camera monitors, camera sliders, microphones and much more.